Posts Tagged: editing

The content machine revisited: a critique of Michael Bhaskar’s theory of publishing

My previous post outlines the theory of publishing proposed by Michael Bhaskar in The content machine (Anthem, 2013). According to Bhaskar publishing consists of four phenomena: frames, models, filtering, and amplification. Here I wish to assess the theory. Essentially I

The content machine revisited: a critique of Michael Bhaskar’s theory of publishing

My previous post outlines the theory of publishing proposed by Michael Bhaskar in The content machine (Anthem, 2013). According to Bhaskar publishing consists of four phenomena: frames, models, filtering, and amplification. Here I wish to assess the theory. Essentially I

How do you know when it’s finished? Susan Greenberg on editing a text

Monographer writes: I like publishing guest posts. And I like encountering people who can write well about editing. I especially like it when the two coincide, as with the following piece by Susan Greenberg. Susan Greenberg writes: Since turning to

How do you know when it’s finished? Susan Greenberg on editing a text

Monographer writes: I like publishing guest posts. And I like encountering people who can write well about editing. I especially like it when the two coincide, as with the following piece by Susan Greenberg. Susan Greenberg writes: Since turning to

What does a publisher do? Commission covers

What does a publisher do? is a series of posts designed to answer that question, interpreted not in the sense of “What functions does a publisher seek to fulfil?” but rather “What operations does a publisher (well, this publisher at

What does a publisher do? Commission covers

What does a publisher do? is a series of posts designed to answer that question, interpreted not in the sense of “What functions does a publisher seek to fulfil?” but rather “What operations does a publisher (well, this publisher at

Curating social media content on editing

In my post on editing courses (18 February) I mentioned a number of editors who publish quality content about editing, using social media. Since then I’ve created a news-sheet to curate such content. It’s called Editorial Digest and is published

Curating social media content on editing

In my post on editing courses (18 February) I mentioned a number of editors who publish quality content about editing, using social media. Since then I’ve created a news-sheet to curate such content. It’s called Editorial Digest and is published

Editorial freelancing – guide by Louise Harnby

Business planning for editorial freelancers (2013) by Louise Harnby and the Publishing Training Centre is a guide for people who are setting up as freelancers, whether as editors or proofreaders. The book provides guidance firmly rooted in professional practice. It draws

Editorial freelancing – guide by Louise Harnby

Business planning for editorial freelancers (2013) by Louise Harnby and the Publishing Training Centre is a guide for people who are setting up as freelancers, whether as editors or proofreaders. The book provides guidance firmly rooted in professional practice. It draws

What do self-publishers need? The proofreader’s perspective

Monographer writes: In ‘Why not a master’s in editing?‘ I nominated some editors and proofreaders who consistently produced high-quality content on social media. One of them was Louise Harnby (@LouiseHarnby on Twitter). Recently I invited Louise to contribute a guest

What do self-publishers need? The proofreader’s perspective

Monographer writes: In ‘Why not a master’s in editing?‘ I nominated some editors and proofreaders who consistently produced high-quality content on social media. One of them was Louise Harnby (@LouiseHarnby on Twitter). Recently I invited Louise to contribute a guest

Why not a master’s in editing?

Many higher education courses — for example, in publishing, creative writing, and journalism — courses provide some coverage of editing. Few, however, give it major emphasis – let alone make it the main focus. Yet the case for providing courses dedicated to editing

Why not a master’s in editing?

Many higher education courses — for example, in publishing, creative writing, and journalism — courses provide some coverage of editing. Few, however, give it major emphasis – let alone make it the main focus. Yet the case for providing courses dedicated to editing